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Name   Yang, Wei Home Page     
Highest Education      Ph.D. Office      Building 3,Courtyard 16, Lin Cui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101P.R. China
Phone      010-8409 7049 Zip Code      100101
Fax      Email      yangww@itpcas.ac.cn

Education and Appointments:

1998-2002 B.Sc. in physical geography, Taiyuan normal University
2002-2005 Master. in physical geography, Lanzhou University
2005-2008 Ph.D. in physical geography, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
July.2008-October.2011 Research assistant,Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
November.2011- now Associate Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Interest:

Glacier change and modeling

Public Services:

Selected Publications:
  1. Zhao HB, Yang W*, Yao TD, Tian LD, Xu BQ. Dramatic mass loss in extreme high-elevation areas of a western Himalayan glacier: observations and modeling. Scientific Reports. 2016, DOI: 10.1038/srep30706.
  2. Yang W*, Guo XF, Yao TD, Zhu ML, Wang YJ. Recent accelerating mass loss of southeast Tibetan glaciers and the relationship with changes in macroscale atmospheric circulations. Climate Dynamics. 2016, 47(3):805-815, DOI :10.1007/s00382-015-2872-y
  3. Zhu ML,Yao TD, Yang W*, Fabien M, Huintjes E, Li SH. Energy- and mass-balance comparison between Zhadang and Parlung No.4 glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Glaciology, 2015, doi: 10.3189/2015JoG14J206.
  4. Yang W*, Yao TD, Guo XF, Zhu ML, Li SH, Kattel DB. Mass balance of a maritime glacier on the southeast Tibetan Plateau and its climatic sensitivity. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 2013, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50760.
  5. Yang W*, Guo XF, Yao TD, Yang K, Zhao L, Li SH, Zhu ML. Summertime surface energy budget and ablation modeling on a Tibetan maritime glacier. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres. 2011, doi:10.1029/2010JD015183 
  6. Yang W*, Yao TD, Xu BQ, Zhou H. Influence of supraglacial debris on the summer ablation and mass balance in the 24K Glacier, southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Geografiska Annaler Series A-Physical Geography, 2010, 92: 353-360 
  7. Yang W*, Yao TD, Xu BQ, Ma LL, Wang ZH, Wan M. Characteristics of recent temperate glacier fluctuations in the Parlung Zangbo River basin, southeast Tibetan Plateau. Chinese Science Bulletin, 2010, 55(20): 2097-2102 
  8. Yang W*, Yao TD, Xu BQ, Wu GJ, Ma LL, Xin XD. Quick ice mass loss and abrupt retreat of the maritime glaciers in the Kangri Karpo Mountains, southeast Tibetan Plateau. Chinese Science Bulletin, 2008, 53(16):2547-2551 
  9. Yao TD, Thompson L, Yang W, Yu WS, Gao Y, Guo XJ, Yang XX, Duan KQ, Zhao HB, Xu BQ, Pu JC, Lu AX, Xiang Y, Kattel DB, Joswiak D. Different glacier status with atmospheric circulations in Tibetan Plateau and surroundings. Nature Climate Change. 2012, doi:10.1038/NCLIMATE1580. 
  10. Mölg T, Maussion F, Yang W, Scherer D. The footprint of Asian monsoon dynamics in the mass and energy balance of a Tibetan glacier. The Cryosphere, 2012, 6, 1445-1461. 

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